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[12/28/12 - 10:37 AM]
"New Year's Rockin' Eve Celebrates Dick Clark" Features Classic Performances by the Biggest Names in Music History
The two-hour special, hosted by Fergie in Los Angeles and Jenny McCarthy from Times Square, airs Monday, December 31 at 8:00/7:00c.

[via press release from ABC]

QUICK TAKE

"NEW YEAR'S ROCKIN' EVE CELEBRATES DICK CLARK" FEATURES CLASSIC PERFORMANCES BY THE BIGGEST NAMES IN MUSIC HISTORY, AS FERGIE AND JENNY MCCARTHY COUNT DOWN THE 30 GREATEST ARTISTS THAT DICK CLARK INFLUENCED

ABC's New Year's festivities kick off at 8:00 p.m., ET with "New Year's Rockin' Eve Celebrates Dick Clark," a two-hour countdown of key pop culture moments from the amazing life of Dick Clark, hosted by Fergie in Los Angeles and Jenny McCarthy from Times Square. The special celebrates, through clips from "American Bandstand" and reminiscences, the legendary television personality and producer who rang in the New Year for four decades and who was an instrumental force in launching and nurturing the careers of countless artists. Ryan Seacrest also joins the hosts for a special appearance in honor of Dick Clark.

In addition to the many memorable moments from years past, here is a partial list of performances in the tribute special, in alphabetical order:

ABBA "S.O.S." 1975
Bangles "Manic Monday" 1986
Toni Basil "Mickey" 1982
Beach Boys "Good Vibrations" 1980
Pat Benatar "Heartbreaker" 1980
Blondie "Heart of Glass" 1979
James Brown "Bring it On" 1983
Johnny Cash "Ballad of a Teenage Queen" 1959
John Cougar "Hurts So Good" 1981
Culture Club "Move Away" 1986
Neil Diamond "Solitary Man" 1966
The Doors "Light My Fire" 1967
Go-Go's "We Got the Beat" 1981
Bill Haley & His Comets "Rock Around the Clock" 1959
Billy Idol "White Wedding" 1982
INXS "Need You Tonight" 1987
The Jacksons "Shake Your Body" 1979
Janet Jackson "Young Love" 1982
Michael Jackson "Rockin' Robin" 1972
Jefferson Airplane "Somebody to Love" 1967
Cyndi Lauper "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" 1984
Madonna "Holiday" 1984
The Mamas & the Papas "California Dreamin'" 1966
The Miracles "Shop Around" 1965
Run-D.M.C. "Jam Master Jammin'" 1985
Sonny & Cher "I Got You Babe" 1965
Stevie Wonder "Fingertips Pt. 2" 1966
Donna Summer "Last Dance" 1978
The Supremes "Stop! In the Name of Love" 1965
John Travolta "Whenever I'm Away From You" 1976

The complete lineup beginning Monday night, December 31 on ABC is:

8:00-10:00 p.m., ET -- "New Year's Rockin' Eve Celebrates Dick Clark"

10:00-11:00 p.m., ET -- "Dick Clark's Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2013"

11:30 p.m.-1:08 a.m., ET -- "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2013, Part 1"

1:08-2:12 a.m., ET -- "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2013, Part 2"

"Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2013" is a presentation of dick clark productions, inc, with Ryan Seacrest, Allen Shapiro and Orly Adelson serving as executive producers. Larry Klein produces. These programs are broadcast in HD/5.1 and carry a TV-PG,L parental guideline.





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